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preposition

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌprepəˈzɪʃən/
B1 a word or group of words that is used before a noun or pronoun to show place, direction, time, etc. For example 'on' in 'Your keys are on the table.' is a preposition.Parts of speech
Translations of “preposition”
in Arabic 13. حَرْف جَرّ (نَحو)…
in Korean 전치사…
in Malaysian kata depan…
in French préposition…
in Turkish edat…
in Italian preposizione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 介系詞,前置詞…
in Russian предлог (в грамматике)…
in Polish przyimek…
in Vietnamese giới từ…
in Spanish preposición…
in Portuguese preposição…
in Thai คำบุพบท…
in German die Präposition…
in Catalan preposició…
in Japanese (文法)前置詞(on や at など)…
in Indonesian kata depan, preposisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 介词,前置词…
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